from India Insight:

Trending at #AutoExpo – green cars, compact SUVs, models without engines

February 5, 2016

India’s biggest auto show began this week in the suburbs of New Delhi. The event amounts to public relations, but is important for the 1,500 companies that show up, all of which want a piece of what likely will be the third-largest passenger car market by 2020. The new launches and displays also tell us what companies think are the latest consumer preferences and what the upcoming trends will be. Here’s what hot at Auto Expo 2016:

from Viewsroom:

Gas guzzlers, Al Jazeera and VW follies

January 15, 2016

The falling price of oil is putting U.S. carmakers in a quandary – and may have contributed to the demise of Al Jazeera America. Plus: Volkswagen can’t seem to keep its foot out of its mouth.

from Breakingviews:

Toyota’s new hybrids should have stayed in the lab

June 2, 2015

The author is a Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Toyota’s new convertibles should have stayed in the lab. The world’s top automaker, courting long-term investors, has cobbled together a jalopy-style security that does little for Toyota and disadvantages existing shareholders. Better hope that Japan Inc. doesn’t follow suit.

from Breakingviews:

Toyota’s new hybrids should have stayed in the lab

June 2, 2015

The author is a Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Toyota’s new convertibles should have stayed in the lab. The world’s top automaker, courting long-term investors, has cobbled together a jalopy-style security that does little for Toyota and disadvantages existing shareholders. Better hope that Japan Inc. doesn’t follow suit.

from Breakingviews:

Toyota’s new hybrids should have stayed in the lab

June 2, 2015

The author is a Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Toyota’s new convertibles should have stayed in the lab. The world’s top automaker, courting long-term investors, has cobbled together a jalopy-style security that does little for Toyota and disadvantages existing shareholders. Better hope that Japan Inc. doesn’t follow suit.

from Breakingviews:

Toyota’s new hybrids should have stayed in the lab

June 2, 2015

The author is a Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Toyota’s new convertibles should have stayed in the lab. The world’s top automaker, courting long-term investors, has cobbled together a jalopy-style security that does little for Toyota and disadvantages existing shareholders. Better hope that Japan Inc. doesn’t follow suit.

from Breakingviews:

Tech drive strips old-school carmakers of clout

March 2, 2015

By Breakingviews columnists

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from Breakingviews:

GM can find small comfort in Toyota’s ride

April 1, 2014

By Kevin Allison
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Global Investing:

Route 312 – China’s Route 66

July 5, 2013

The world's largest car market, China, with a population of 1.3 billion people and an emerging middle class, holds great potential for investors and consumers alike with annual growth rates in the auto sector expected to hold at around 23 percent to 2017, according to Alliance Bernstein Asset Managers.

from Breakingviews:

U.S. auto sales put brakes on economy’s detractors

April 3, 2013

By Agnes T. Crane
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.